Crime Advisory 

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a suspicious male exhibiting harassing behavior toward community members in the area of Brown and Benevolent Streets.


 On 6/10/16, at approximately 3:15 P.M., a female Brown University student was approached by an unidentified male who attempted to engage her in conversation. The student felt uncomfortable and decided to go to into her dorm. As she entered the dorm the suspect attempted to grab her by the arm. The student was not physically harmed. The suspect left the area on foot north on Brown St.

 The suspect is described as a male, approximately 6’0”, wearing a tan t-shirt, blue jeans with a short haircut. The incident is under investigation by the Department of Public Safety. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Brown University Department of Public Safety at 401-863-3322 .

 The Department of Public Safety has increased patrols in the area. Community members are encouraged to visit the Department of Public Safety’s website for important safety awareness information.